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Boston University students watch Laci Green’s presentation on safe sex at Jacob Sleeper Auditorium Thursday night. PHOTO BY OLEG TEPLYUK

YouTube personality Laci Green talks safe sex, education

YouTube personality and San Francisco-based sex education activist Laci Green, in conjunction with the Wellness and […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
(From left) Lisa Goldberg, director of research at Aperio Group, Leslie Samuelrich, president of Green Century Capital Management and Bob Massie, co-founder of the Global Reporting Initiative take audience questions during a fossil fuel divestment panel at Boston University Thursday night. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Forum speakers address fossil fuel divestment, implications

A mix of students, parents and faculty attended a forum on climate change and fossil fuels […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Beverly Scott speaks at a station opening in September. Scott resigned as general manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Wednesday. PHOTO BY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

MBTA GM Beverly Scott resigns amidst snow response criticism

One day after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority became the subject of controversy resulting from the […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday that she will ask oil companies such as Citgo and eight others to collaborate with their franchises to eliminate synthetic drugs from stores. PHOTO BY JOSEPH WRIGHT/FLICKR

Mass. Attorney General Healey calls for end to synthetic drugs

Following an increased threat of synthetic drugs and addiction over the last four years, Massachusetts Attorney […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Higher education consulting company Tyton Partners announced a model Tuesday that incorporates experiences in students’ educational paths to college and careers. PHOTO BY EMILY HOPKINS/DFP FILE PHOTO

Research presents framework for proof of learning

Research by Tyton Partners claims to have established a holistic framework that assesses an individual’s full […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University will replace class days canceled due to snow with Saturday makeup classes on Feb. 28 and March 21. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Provost’s office announces Saturday classes to make up for snow days

With the third significant snowfall of the spring 2015 semester dropping 23.8 inches of snow and […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University fraternity Delta Tau Delta lost their affiliation on Jan. 23 because of reports of underage drinking. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

One fraternity suspended, another moves forward with national chapter assistance

Facing reports of underage drinking and hazing, several Boston University fraternities have lost status as BU-recognized […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Demand Abolition announced Feb. 4 that Boston will join 10 cities in a campaign to reduce sex trafficking by 20 percent over two years. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston joins campaign against sex trafficking

Boston organizations have joined advocates from 10 other cities this week in launching a campaign to […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Students gather to honor Chapel Hill shooting victims

Students gather to honor Chapel Hill shooting victims

Following a shooting Tuesday that left three Muslim students dead near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, more […]

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Riders will be able to utilize the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s late-night rail and bus services until June 19, but transportation officials have not promised that late-night service will continue beyond June. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA Late-Night pilot program extended to June

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Late Night Pilot Program has received an extension to continue testing […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News